Week Ending 23rd February 2014 / Albums Chart

In its 27th week on the chart (all inside the top four), Stromae‘s Racine Carrée adds another 30,090 sales (-43 % / 1,441,302 in total) to spend a 25th non-consecutive week at the top of the French albums chart. In doing so, the LP owns now the number three position of the longest reigns at Number One, as he has just beaten Andrea Bocelli‘s Romanza which was at the top for 24 weeks from January to August 1997. Only two albums have done better than Racine Carrée, Francis Cabrel‘s Samedi Soir Sur La Terre (29 weeks from April 1994 to February 1995), and D’Eux by Céline Dion (44 weeks from April 1995 to March 1996). The first French albums chart was published in January 1985.

Daft Punk‘s Random Access Memories stays at number two in its 18th week inside the ten best-sellers (16,890 sales / -27%). There is no change also at three for Maître Gims with Subliminal in his 29th week in the top 10 (15,600 sales / -28%). In his second week on the chart, Tony Carreira climbs two places at four with Nos Fiançailles, France / Portugal (9,100 sales / -10%).

The compilation NRJ 200% Hits 2014 slips one at number five in its third week inside the top 10 (7,100 sales). It’s also down one place at six for FAUVE‘s Vieux Frères – Partie 1 in its third week inside the ten best-selling albums (6,100 sales / -45%). It’s a good week for Zaz, her Recto Verso moves up three at number seven in its 18th week in the top 10 (6,000 sales / -5%).

In its fourth week inside the top 10, Løve is up one place at eight for Julien Doré, the album debuted and peaked at number four in November (5,000 sales / -22%). Cats On Trees‘ eponymous LP enters the top 10 as it climbs three at number nine in its 18th week on the chart (5,000 sales). Florent Pagny is down three places at ten with Vieillir Avec Toi in his 16th week inside the ten best-sellers.

One album drops out of the top 10 this week. Last week’s new entry at number eight, Le Prince is down to 27 for Mister You (2,200 sales / -76%), his last album MDR 2 had also fallen from ten to number 31 in its second week on the chart in November 2012.

Stromae‘s Cheese moves back up two places at eleven in its 103rd week in the top 250. As their song “Wasting My Young Years” is at two on the singles chart, London Grammar have also a good week with their LP If You Wait which climbs a massive 45 places at twelve in its 24th week on the chart (4,500 sales). If You Wait debuted and peaked at number eleven in September.

Têtes Raides get their fifth top 20 album, as Terriens enters at number 13 (3,890 sales). Qu’est-Ce Qu’on S’Fait Chier ! was number five in September 2003. There are two albums from the Argentinian TV series “Violetta” inside the top 20, the live LP Violetta En Vivo is up three places at 15 in its sixth week inside the 250 best-sellers, and Violetta – Hoy Somos Más jumps from 27 to number 18 in its 21st week on the chart.

A L’infini moves up five places at 16 for Tal in its 25th week in the top 250. Christophe Maé climbs nine at number 17 with Je Veux Du Bonheur in his 37th week on the chart. In its 21st week inside the top 250, Lorde‘s Pure Heroine finally reaches the top 20 as it is up five places at 20.

Ibrahim Maalouf gets his first top 30 album, as Illusions jumps from 37 to number 29 in its 16th week inside the 250 best-sellers, he won a French music award (Victoire de la Musique) for best world music album two weeks ago. In its 13th week on the chart, One Direction‘s Midnight Memories climbs 15 places at 44, the LP entered and peaked at number two in December.

Have a great seven days !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 27 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 02 40 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
03 03 40 Maître Gims – Subliminal
04 06 02 Tony Carreira – Nos Fiançailles, France / Portugal
05 04 03 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2014
06 05 03 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
07 10 42 Zaz – Recto Verso
08 09 17 Julien Doré – Løve
09 12 18 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
10 07 16 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
11 13 103 Stromae – Cheese
12 57 24 London Grammar – If You Wait
13 NE 01 Têtes Raides – Terriens
14 14 12 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
15 18 06 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
16 21 25 Tal – A L’Infini
17 26 37 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
18 27 21 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
19 11 03 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club Winter 2014
20 25 21 Lorde – Pure Heroine
21 24 12 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
22 19 03 MIKA – 3 CD Originaux : Life In Cartoon Motion / The Boy Who Knew Too Much / The Origin Of Love
23 17 12 Various Artists – We Love Disney
24 16 63 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
25 23 12 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
26 15 18 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
27 08 02 Mister You – Le Prince
28 29 14 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
29 37 16 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
30 28 06 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2014
31 22 22 Vincent Niclo – Luis
32 32 41 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
33 36 11 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
34 38 04 Cascadeur – Ghost Surfer
35 34 14 Détroit – Horizons
36 33 09 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014
37 NE 01 Various Artists – 100 Dance 2014
38 45 23 Avicii – True
39 41 40 FAUVE – Blizzard EP
40 31 13 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
41 42 40 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
42 35 26 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
43 40 48 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
44 59 13 One Direction – Midnight Memories
45 30 06 Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
46 50 40 Texas – The Conversation
47 94 03 As Animals – As Animals
48 20 02 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 2.9
49 47 17 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
50 61 35 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
51 NE 01 Various Artists – Plus Grands Tubes Country
52 39 06 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2014
53 67 108 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
54 51 68 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
55 NE 01 Miloš Karadaglic – Aranjuez
56 73 49 Woodkid – The Golden Age
57 84 16 HollySiz – My Name Is
58 77 18 Katy Perry – Prism
59 56 14 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
60 NE 01 Tom Odell – Long Way Down
61 96 47 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
62 68 101 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
63 NE 01 Sean Paul – Full Frequency
64 44 43 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
65 62 54 Indochine – Black City Parade
66 60 07 La Rue Kétanou – Allons Voir
67 81 95 Birdy – Birdy
68 49 18 James Blunt – Moon Landing
69 78 03 Various Artists – 40 Tubes 2014
70 70 73 Muse – The 2nd Law
71 89 59 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
72 71 161 Adele – 21
73 43 04 Coeur De Pirate – Trauma
74 76 48 Lilly Wood And The Prick – The Fight
75 72 30 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
76 65 194 Zaz – Zaz
77 58 03 Within Temptation – Hydra
78 64 06 OneRepublic – Native
79 88 21 Agnes Obel – Aventine
80 54 23 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
81 48 12 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
82 69 75 P!nk – The Truth About Love
83 NE 01 Tagada Jones – Dissident
84 53 14 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
85 46 16 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
86 109 124 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
87 NE 01 Jonas Kaufmann – Schubert : Winterreise
88 82 14 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
89 75 65 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
90 63 03 John Butler Trio – Flesh & Blood
91 107 24 Arctic Monkeys – AM
92 79 04 Ásgeir – In The Silence
93 93 06 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
94 87 16 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
95 NE 01 HK – Les Déserteurs
96 177 16 James Arthur – James Arthur
97 85 148 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
98 NE 01 Claudio Abbado – Mozart : Piano Concerto No. 25 In C Major K 503
99 92 04 Dionysos – Jack Et La Mécanique Du Coeur
100 52 11 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
101 95 13 La Femme – Psycho Tropical Berlin
102 66 02 Temples – Sun Structures
103 98 14 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
104 90 02 Tinariwen – Emmaar
105 83 22 Birdy – Fire Within
106 99 242 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
107 55 16 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
108 128 20 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
109 74 04 Various Artists – Hits Winter 2014
110 102 43 Kavinsky – Outrun
111 80 15 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
112 123 58 Booba – Futur 2.0
113 110 58 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
114 RE 41 Claude François – Best Of
115 97 03 Breton – War Room Stories
116 103 100 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
117 106 127 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
118 113 56 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
119 117 45 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
120 120 116 Daft Punk – Discovery
121 114 07 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2014
122 137 48 David Bowie – The Next Day
123 101 20 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
124 129 65 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
125 119 66 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
126 135 125 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
127 104 13 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
128 122 45 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
129 NE 01 Robben Ford – A Day In Nashville
130 86 29 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
131 108 37 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
132 116 11 Various Artists – Skyrock 2014 Volume 1
133 136 74 C2C – Tetra
134 118 70 Lou Doillon – Places
135 115 16 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
136 140 18 Kaaris – Or Noir
137 133 04 Oldelaf – Dimanche
138 147 20 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
139 145 141 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
140 111 02 Various Artists – Tropical Love
141 131 07 Yoann Freget – Quelques Heures Avec Moi
142 138 05 Ennio Morricone – L’Essentiel
143 134 16 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
144 171 67 One Direction – Take Me Home
145 164 81 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
146 NE 01 Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire For No Witness
147 125 09 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2014
148 132 20 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
149 112 18 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
150 153 02 Pigalle – T’Inquiète
151 160 100 Nirvana – Nevermind
152 144 15 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
153 121 15 De Palmas – De Palmas
154 176 17 Patrick Sébastien – L’Indispensable Pour Faire La Fête – Best Of
155 154 131 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
156 130 03 Christine And The Queens – Nuit 17 A 52
157 151 16 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
158 158 65 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
159 188 107 One Direction – Up All Night
160 146 23 Placebo – Loud Like Love
161 126 18 Yodelice – Square Eyes
162 168 56 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
163 NE 01 Sean Paul – 4 CD Boxset
164 RE 02 David Crosby – Croz
165 150 195 Muse – The Resistance
166 124 18 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
167 166 85 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
168 141 10 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2014
169 167 68 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
170 175 90 The Black Keys – El Camino
171 174 21 Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
172 142 45 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
173 169 22 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
174 RE 19 Thirty Seconds To Mars – Love Lust Faith + Dreams
175 143 20 Juliette – Nour
176 148 14 IAM – IAM
177 196 17 Mélanie De Biasio – No Deal
178 139 04 Richard Clayderman – Romantique
179 165 35 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll
180 159 86 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
181 172 124 Rihanna – Loud
182 155 156 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
183 152 13 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
184 127 48 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
185 193 88 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
186 161 04 Boy George – This Is What I Do
187 162 11 Jean-Jacques Debout – Les Chansons Des Guingettes
188 RE 65 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose
189 178 17 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
190 185 20 Ayo – Ticket To The World
191 205 85 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
192 184 54 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
193 219 25 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
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195 157 23 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
196 RE 17 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
197 181 05 Mogwai – Rave Tapes
198 173 02 As De Trèfle – (Pas) Comme Tout Le Monde
199 230 04 Kendra Morris – Banshee
200 208 12 Ellie Goulding – Halcyon Days
201 190 178 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
202 225 99 Metronomy – The English Riviera
203 217 08 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli 2014
204 182 106 Daft Punk – Homework
205 156 04 Florent Marchet – Bambi Galaxy
206 189 75 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
207 105 03 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Love – 60 Titres
208 191 65 M – Îl
209 240 56 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
210 170 11 Serge Lama – La Balade Du Poète/50 Ans D’Encre & De Projecteurs
211 179 44 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
212 242 05 Various Artists – Latina Fever 2014
213 210 07 Gérard Lenorman – La Ballade Des Gens Heureux
214 163 08 Mayra Andrade – Lovely Difficult
215 RE 24 Patrick Bruel – Live – Des Souvenirs… Ensemble
216 199 143 MIKA – Life In Cartoon Motion
217 197 81 Shy’m – Caméléon
218 194 05 Kid Ink – My Own Lane
219 216 09 Various Artists – 100 Le Son Dancefloor
220 218 71 Michael Jackson – Thriller
221 RE 46 Neil Young – Harvest
222 RE 06 Gesaffelstein – Aleph
223 RE 11 Jason Derulo – Tattoos
224 247 151 Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
225 195 240 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
226 234 102 Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
227 229 70 Amy Winehouse – Lioness : Hidden Treasures
228 192 06 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want
229 215 04 Various Artists – Nuits De Folie Années 80
230 180 14 Nirvana – In Utero – 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe
231 246 182 Melody Gardot – My One And Only Thrill
232 241 50 Tryo – Ladilafé
233 198 07 Daniel Barenboim & Wiener Philharmoniker – New Year’s Concert 2014 / Neujahrskonzert 2014
234 236 55 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
235 RE 12 Patrice – The Rising Of The Son
236 186 03 Broken Bells – After The Disco
237 244 88 Céline Dion – D’Eux
238 232 71 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
239 RE 61 Rihanna – Unapologetic
240 RE 58 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
241 239 165 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
242 183 06 Various Artists – Un Hiver D’Enfer 2014
243 RE 30 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
244 245 02 Various Artists – Le Coffret Des Puéricultrices
245 RE 14 Hayce Lemsi – Électron Libre
246 211 72 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
247 212 07 Soundtrack – Yves Saint Laurent
248 RE 94 Imany – The Shape Of A Broken Heart
249 RE 07 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Toujours Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien
250 RE 36 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon

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Week Ending 9th February 2014 / Albums Chart

It has been a very close battle with the French collective FAUVE, but Stromae managed to spend a 23rd non-consecutive week at the top of the albums chart with Racine Carrée (30,772 sales / +16%). The album has now sold 1,358,801 copies in its 25 weeks in the top 250. Just 941 copies behind (29,831), FAUVE enters at number two with Vieux Frères – Partie 1. Its EP Blizzard debuted and peaked at 13 in May 2013, this week it moves up a massive 31 places at 24 in its 38th week on the chart (3,000 sales). In the singles chart, FAUVE had two top 50 hits, with “Voyou” (number 30 in October 2013), and “De Ceux” (number 43 in December 2013). “Infirmière” is the third this week, debuting at 46.

In its 16th week inside the ten best-sellers, Daft Punk‘s Random Access Memories slips one place at number three but with increasing sales (18,451 sales / +23%). Maître Gims is also down one place at four with Subliminal in his 27th week in the top 10 (16,000 sales / +23%).

The compilation NRJ 200% Hits 2014 is new at number five (12,500 sales). In its 14th week inside the top 10, Vieillir Avec Toi moves down two places at six for Florent Pagny (6,500 sales / -3%). The Frozen soundtrack (La Reine Des Neiges) falls two at seven in its third week inside the ten best-selling albums (5,900 sales / -11%). There is a new entry at number eight for the compilation Fun Remix Club Winter 2014 (5,700 sales).

MIKA‘s 3-CD box set (Life In Cartoon Motion, The Boy Who Knew Too Much, and The Origin Of Love) debuts at nine (5,300 sales). They all reached the top of the albums chart. It’s important to remember that MIKA is a new judge on this year’s French version of “The Voice”. In its seventh week in the top 10, Stromae‘s Cheese moves down four places at ten (5,100 sales / -4%).

Four albums drop out of the top 10 this week. The live LP Violetta En Vivo falls four at number eleven after three weeks inside the ten best-sellers. Two compilations are down nine places, NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition at 17, and NRJ Winter Hits 2014 at number 18. In its fourth week on the chart, High Hopes moves down 13 places at 23 for Bruce Springsteen (3,000 sales / -35%).

The album We Love Disney climbs four at number twelve in its tenth week inside the top 250, it debuted and peaked at two in December (4,800 sales). In his 61st week on the chart, Bruno Mars is back up three places at 15 with Unorthodox Jukebox. In his second week inside the 250 best-sellers, Cascadeur jumps from 169 to number 19 with Ghost Surfer (3,500 sales), it’s the first top 20 LP for Alexandre Longo (his real name).

French rapper Deen Burbigo gets his first top 30 album as Fin D’Après-Minuit is new at 28, Inception reached number 45 in June 2012. Flesh & Blood debuts at 29 for John Butler Trio, it’s their third top 30 LP, after Grand National (number 17 in March 2007), and April Uprising (number 27 in April 2010).

War Room Stories is Breton‘s first top 40 album as it enters at 33. Their Others People’s Problems peaked at number 151 in March 2012. In their 12th week on the chart, Casseurs Flowters jump from 76 to number 39 with Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters, the LP was number eight in November.

Have a great week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 25 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 NE 01 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
03 02 38 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
04 03 38 Maître Gims – Subliminal
05 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2014
06 04 14 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
07 05 10 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
08 NE 01 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club Winter 2014
09 NE 01 MIKA – 3 CD Originaux : Life In Cartoon Motion / The Boy Who Knew Too Much / The Origin Of Love
10 06 101 Stromae – Cheese
11 07 04 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
12 16 10 Various Artists – We Love Disney
13 NE 01 Within Temptation – Hydra
14 13 23 Tal – A L’Infini
15 18 61 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
16 17 19 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
17 08 10 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
18 09 04 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2014
19 169 02 Cascadeur – Ghost Surfer
20 14 40 Zaz – Recto Verso
21 24 16 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
22 11 20 Vincent Niclo – Luis
23 10 04 Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
24 55 38 FAUVE – Blizzard EP
25 28 15 Julien Doré – Løve
26 12 02 Coeur De Pirate – Trauma
27 19 07 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014
28 NE 01 Deen Burbigo – Fin D’Après-Minuit
29 NE 01 John Butler Trio – Flesh & Blood
30 20 04 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2014
31 21 10 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
32 22 24 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
33 NE 01 Breton – War Room Stories
34 29 16 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
35 23 09 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
36 27 46 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
37 26 11 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
38 40 33 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
39 76 12 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
40 35 41 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
41 42 11 One Direction – Midnight Memories
42 25 19 Lorde – Pure Heroine
43 38 21 Avicii – True
44 34 38 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
45 NE 01 Various Artists – 40 Tubes 2014
46 31 35 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
47 37 99 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
48 56 21 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
49 39 192 Zaz – Zaz
50 32 02 Ásgeir – In The Silence
51 41 05 La Rue Kétanou – Allons Voir
52 47 22 London Grammar – If You Wait
53 68 12 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
54 33 02 Various Artists – Hits Winter 2014
55 59 12 Détroit – Horizons
56 51 16 James Blunt – Moon Landing
57 43 10 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
58 45 106 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
59 54 09 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
60 48 73 P!nk – The Truth About Love
61 44 66 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
62 50 71 Muse – The 2nd Law
63 99 13 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
64 67 28 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
65 49 14 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
66 80 146 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
67 46 12 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
68 30 14 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
69 52 93 Birdy – Birdy
70 62 14 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
71 57 16 Katy Perry – Prism
72 74 04 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
73 65 159 Adele – 21
74 NE 01 Broken Bells – After The Disco
75 96 38 Texas – The Conversation
76 75 12 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
77 61 57 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
78 66 19 Agnes Obel – Aventine
79 147 03 Ennio Morricone – L’Essentiel
80 71 240 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
81 15 02 Oldelaf – Dimanche
82 73 98 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
83 64 04 OneRepublic – Native
84 36 02 Florent Marchet – Bambi Galaxy
85 63 27 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
86 53 56 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
87 88 52 Indochine – Black City Parade
88 83 15 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
89 82 20 Birdy – Fire Within
90 81 05 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2014
91 78 43 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
92 79 122 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
93 84 45 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
94 70 18 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
95 115 56 Booba – Futur 2.0
96 101 14 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
97 94 54 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
98 92 16 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
99 90 09 Various Artists – Skyrock 2014 Volume 1
100 102 72 C2C – Tetra
101 86 02 Richard Clayderman – Romantique
102 141 22 Arctic Monkeys – AM
103 110 16 Kaaris – Or Noir
104 72 114 Daft Punk – Discovery
105 89 64 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
106 NE 01 David Crosby – Croz
107 91 63 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
108 114 63 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
109 93 35 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
110 97 68 Lou Doillon – Places
111 69 05 Yoann Freget – Quelques Heures Avec Moi
112 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Love – 60 Titres
113 194 39 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
114 95 139 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
115 162 43 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
116 145 02 Dionysos – Jack Et La Mécanique Du Coeur
117 105 125 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
118 98 129 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
119 121 12 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
120 188 47 Woodkid – The Golden Age
121 85 08 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2014
122 87 03 Mogwai – Rave Tapes
123 108 46 David Bowie – The Next Day
124 NE 01 Suzanne Vega – Tales From The Realm Of The Queen Of Pentacles
125 122 07 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2014
126 104 02 Kendra Morris – Banshee
127 146 63 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
128 129 14 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
129 106 98 Nirvana – Nevermind
130 58 02 Boy George – This Is What I Do
131 149 11 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
132 155 18 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
133 182 16 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
134 158 13 De Palmas – De Palmas
135 123 66 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
136 120 13 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
137 150 83 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
138 140 12 IAM – IAM
139 137 18 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
140 116 09 Jean-Jacques Debout – Les Chansons Des Guingettes
141 171 20 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
142 128 14 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
143 118 84 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
144 119 14 James Arthur – James Arthur
145 151 18 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
146 111 154 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
147 133 16 Yodelice – Square Eyes
148 200 79 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
149 132 193 Muse – The Resistance
150 126 33 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll
151 117 88 The Black Keys – El Camino
152 143 21 Placebo – Loud Like Love
153 154 105 One Direction – Up All Night
154 135 65 One Direction – Take Me Home
155 112 54 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
156 185 238 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
157 RE 195 Manu Chao – Clandestino
158 125 43 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
159 136 09 Serge Lama – La Balade Du Poète/50 Ans D’Encre & De Projecteurs
160 134 46 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
161 NE 01 Pat Metheny Unity Group – Kin (<–>)
162 138 15 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
163 130 52 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
164 166 176 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
165 124 122 Rihanna – Loud
166 113 104 Daft Punk – Homework
167 109 05 Daniel Barenboim & Wiener Philharmoniker – New Year’s Concert 2014 / Neujahrskonzert 2014
168 170 04 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want
169 144 07 Various Artists – 100 Le Son Dancefloor
170 165 73 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
171 234 77 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
172 173 86 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
173 RE 46 Lilly Wood And The Prick – The Fight
174 131 141 MIKA – Life In Cartoon Motion
175 204 14 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
176 152 79 Shy’m – Caméléon
177 174 165 Coeur De Pirate – Coeur De Pirate
178 196 123 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
179 227 18 Juliette – Nour
180 156 42 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
181 168 54 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
182 223 11 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
183 NE 01 Har Mar Superstar – Bye Bye 17
184 180 08 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014
185 164 03 Shtar Academy – Shtar Academy
186 161 02 Various Artists – Nuits De Folie Années 80
187 199 69 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
188 195 05 Gérard Lenorman – La Ballade Des Gens Heureux
189 176 63 M – Îl
190 183 18 Ayo – Ticket To The World
191 177 06 Various Artists – Hits 2014
192 163 83 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
193 142 04 Various Artists – Un Hiver D’Enfer 2014
194 153 06 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli 2014
195 159 21 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
196 220 53 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
197 179 23 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
198 191 23 Patrick Bruel – Des Souvenirs… Ensemble (Live)
199 172 02 Various Artists – Les Plus Belles Chansons D’Amour 2014
200 189 02 Bertrand Chamayou – Schubert Project
201 230 12 Nirvana – In Utero – 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe
202 210 12 Laura Pausini – 20 – The Greatest Hits
203 160 15 Mélanie De Biasio – No Deal
204 205 09 Scorpions – MTV Unplugged
205 186 57 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
206 201 55 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
207 RE 12 Moriarty – Fugitives
208 NE 01 Lisa Stansfield – Seven
209 181 69 Michael Jackson – Thriller
210 203 68 Amy Winehouse – Lioness : Hidden Treasures
211 184 05 Soundtrack – Yves Saint Laurent
212 192 16 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
213 RE 13 Hayce Lemsi – Électron Libre
214 235 18 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
215 209 56 Jenifer – L’Amour & Moi
216 202 11 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments Live
217 157 02 Various Artists – Electro Fever 2014
218 206 11 Pierre Perret – L’Age de Pierre
219 107 02 Malia / Boris Blank – Convergence
220 244 120 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
221 219 03 Warpaint – Warpaint
222 NE 01 Shani Diluka – Road 66
223 216 48 Tryo – Ladilafé
224 148 29 Olympe – Olympe
225 190 02 Rivière Noire – Rivière Noire
226 178 35 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
227 224 102 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
228 RE 03 Various Artists – Latina Fever 2014
229 RE 03 Pierre Bachelet – Les Corons
230 215 149 Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
231 RE 05 Nemanja Radulović – Paganini Fantasy
232 231 36 IAM – Arts Martiens
233 229 08 Various Artists – Funlist 2014
234 228 163 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
235 217 97 Metronomy – The English Riviera
236 60 05 Various Artists – Le Meilleur Du Jazz Relaxant
237 241 10 Scorpions – Acoustica
238 193 12 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways
239 197 15 Patrick Sébastien – L’Indispensable Pour Faire La Fête – Best Of
240 221 86 Céline Dion – D’Eux
241 208 171 Muse – Absolution
242 RE 14 HollySiz – My Name Is
243 RE 123 Shakira – Sale El Sol
244 RE 19 Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
245 RE 180 Melody Gardot – My One And Only Thrill
246 243 70 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
247 238 12 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
248 212 100 Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
249 211 45 Neil Young – Harvest
250 218 93 Imany – The Shape Of A Broken Heart

Week Ending 2nd February 2014 / Albums Chart

Amazing. Adele‘s 21 has finally been beaten by Stromae‘s Racine Carrée, as the latter spends a 22nd non-consecutive week at the top of the French albums chart in its 24th week inside the top 10 (26,581 sales / -5%). The LP has now sold 1,328,029 copies. So after Adele‘s 21, what’s next for Stromae ? Andrea Bocelli‘s Romanza spent 24 non-consecutive weeks at Number One from February to August 1997.

As they won five trophies at the Grammy Awards last week, Daft Punk jump from 21 to number two with Random Access Memories to spend a 15th week inside the ten best-sellers (15,002 sales). The album got the best-week sales of 2013 as it opened with 195,013 copies sold in May, it was at the top for three consecutive weeks.

In his 26th week in the top 10, Maître Gims slips one place at three with Subliminal (13,000 sales / +8%). It’s also down one at number four for Florent Pagny‘s Vieillir Avec Toi in its 13th week inside the ten best-selling albums (6,700 sales / -36%). The Frozen soundtrack (La Reine Des Neiges) moves up two places at five in its second week inside the top 10 (6,600 sales / +18%). The last soundtrack to reach the top five was Michael Jackson‘s This Is It which was at number three in March 2010, it was at the top of the French albums chart for three weeks in November 2009.

In its 100th (!) week on the chart, Stromae‘s Cheese finally reaches its peak position, as it climbs two at number six (5,300 sales) ! The live album Violetta En Vivo is down three places at seven in its third week inside the top 10.

The compilation NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition moves back up two at number eight in its ninth week inside the ten best-sellers (4,700 sales / -2%). Another compilation, NRJ Winter Hits 2014 falls three places at nine in its third week in the top 10. Bruce Springsteen‘s High Hopes is down five at number ten in its third week inside the top 10 (4,600 sales / -23%).

One album drops out of the top 10 this week. Vincent Niclo slips two places at eleven with Luis in his 19th week on the chart, the album debuted and peaked at number three in October.

Trauma is not Coeur De Pirate‘s third top 10 album (so far), as it enters at twelve (4,445 sales). In this LP, Béatrice Martin (her real name) sings classics like “Ain’t No Sunshine”, or Amy Winehouse‘s “You Know I’m No Good”. Her eponymous album reached number two in March 2010, and Blonde peaked at five in November 2011.

Oldelaf gets his first top 20 album with Dimanche which is new at 15 (3,582 sales). Le Monde Est Beau was at number 108 in October 2011. In its ninth week on the chart, the album We Love Disney is back up four places at 16.

Another Grammy effect : Lorde gets her highest-charting position as Pure Heroine jumps from 54 to number 25 in its 18th week inside the top 250 (2,200 sales). The Heist is up 22 places at 53 for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis in its 55th week on the chart (1,400 sales), the album was number 19 in March and July.

Cats On Trees‘ eponymous LP moves up 16 places at 29 in its 15th week on the chart. In his 13th week inside the 250 best-sellers, Eddy Mitchell climbs a massive 41 places at number 30 with Héros, the album debuted and peaked at five in November.

Ásgeir gets his first charting LP as In The Silence enters at 32. Bambi Galaxy is Florent Marchet‘s second top 40 album, it debuts at number 36. Courchevel peaked at 35 in October 2010. Boy George is new at number 58 with This Is What I Do.

Have a great week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 24 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 21 37 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
03 02 37 Maître Gims – Subliminal
04 03 13 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
05 07 09 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
06 08 100 Stromae – Cheese
07 04 03 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
08 10 09 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
09 06 03 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2014
10 05 03 Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
11 09 19 Vincent Niclo – Luis
12 NE 01 Coeur De Pirate – Trauma
13 11 22 Tal – A L’Infini
14 12 39 Zaz – Recto Verso
15 NE 01 Oldelaf – Dimanche
16 20 09 Various Artists – We Love Disney
17 15 18 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
18 18 60 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
19 14 06 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014
20 13 03 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2014
21 17 09 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
22 22 23 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
23 25 08 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
24 19 15 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
25 54 18 Lorde – Pure Heroine
26 16 10 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
27 29 45 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
28 27 14 Julien Doré – Løve
29 45 15 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
30 71 13 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
31 30 34 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
32 NE 01 Ásgeir – In The Silence
33 NE 01 Various Artists – Hits Winter 2014
34 26 37 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
35 23 40 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
36 NE 01 Florent Marchet – Bambi Galaxy
37 31 98 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
38 32 20 Avicii – True
39 35 191 Zaz – Zaz
40 28 32 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
41 33 04 La Rue Kétanou – Allons Voir
42 42 10 One Direction – Midnight Memories
43 36 09 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
44 43 65 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
45 44 105 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
46 39 11 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
47 51 21 London Grammar – If You Wait
48 47 72 P!nk – The Truth About Love
49 41 13 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
50 49 70 Muse – The 2nd Law
51 40 15 James Blunt – Moon Landing
52 46 92 Birdy – Birdy
53 75 55 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
54 57 08 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
55 66 37 Fauve – Blizzard EP
56 34 20 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
57 59 15 Katy Perry – Prism
58 NE 01 Boy George – This Is What I Do
59 53 11 Détroit – Horizons
60 85 04 Various Artists – Le Meilleur Du Jazz Relaxant
61 60 56 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
62 55 13 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
63 24 26 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
64 52 03 OneRepublic – Native
65 64 158 Adele – 21
66 61 18 Agnes Obel – Aventine
67 62 27 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
68 69 11 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
69 50 04 Yoann Freget – Quelques Heures Avec Moi
70 58 17 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
71 76 239 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
72 218 113 Daft Punk – Discovery
73 65 97 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
74 56 03 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
75 74 11 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
76 82 11 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
77 NE 01 Transatlantic – Kaleidoscope
78 83 42 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
79 68 121 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
80 77 145 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
81 67 04 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2014
82 72 19 Birdy – Fire Within
83 73 14 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
84 107 44 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
85 78 07 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2014
86 NE 01 Richard Clayderman – Romantique
87 37 02 Mogwai – Rave Tapes
88 80 51 Indochine – Black City Parade
89 91 63 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
90 98 08 Various Artists – Skyrock 2014 Volume 1
91 81 62 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
92 129 15 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
93 102 34 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
94 92 53 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
95 84 138 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
96 100 37 Texas – The Conversation
97 101 67 Lou Doillon – Places
98 90 128 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
99 99 12 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
100 NE 01 As Animals – As Animals
101 97 13 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
102 113 71 C2C – Tetra
103 NE 01 Tord Gustavsen Quartet – Extended Circle
104 NE 01 Kendra Morris – Banshee
105 108 124 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
106 118 97 Nirvana – Nevermind
107 NE 01 Malia / Boris Blank – Convergence
108 110 45 David Bowie – The Next Day
109 70 04 Daniel Barenboim & Wiener Philharmoniker – New Year’s Concert 2014 / Neujahrskonzert 2014
110 112 15 Kaaris – Or Noir
111 114 153 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
112 87 53 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
113 RE 103 Daft Punk – Homework
114 88 62 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
115 105 55 Booba – Futur 2.0
116 86 08 Jean-Jacques Debout – Les Chansons Des Guingettes
117 138 87 The Black Keys – El Camino
118 104 83 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
119 139 13 James Arthur – James Arthur
120 121 12 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
121 123 11 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
122 89 06 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2014
123 126 65 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
124 128 121 Rihanna – Loud
125 94 42 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
126 125 32 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll
127 RE 10 Daft Punk – Musique Vol. 1 (1993-2005)
128 115 13 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
129 111 13 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
130 149 51 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
131 103 140 MIKA – Life In Cartoon Motion
132 127 192 Muse – The Resistance
133 142 15 Yodelice – Square Eyes
134 96 45 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
135 117 64 One Direction – Take Me Home
136 93 08 Serge Lama – La Balade Du Poète/50 Ans D’Encre & De Projecteurs
137 187 17 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
138 116 14 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
139 144 66 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
140 150 11 IAM – IAM
141 160 21 Arctic Monkeys – AM
142 146 03 Various Artists – Un Hiver D’Enfer 2014
143 134 20 Placebo – Loud Like Love
144 131 06 Various Artists – 100 Le Son Dancefloor
145 NE 01 Dionysos – Jack Et La Mécanique Du Coeur
146 167 62 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
147 130 02 Ennio Morricone – L’Essentiel
148 178 28 Olympe – Olympe
149 135 10 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
150 132 82 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
151 166 17 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
152 148 78 Shy’m – Caméléon
153 137 05 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli 2014
154 141 104 One Direction – Up All Night
155 159 17 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
156 169 41 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
157 NE 01 Various Artists – Electro Fever 2014
158 120 12 De Palmas – De Palmas
159 165 20 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
160 RE 14 Mélanie De Biasio – No Deal
161 NE 01 Various Artists – Nuits De Folie Années 80
162 143 42 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
163 136 82 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
164 63 02 Shtar Academy – Shtar Academy
165 156 72 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
166 122 175 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
167 79 05 London Symphony Orchestra – London Symphony Orchestra Highlights
168 152 53 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
169 NE 01 Cascadeur – Ghost Surfer
170 119 03 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want
171 151 19 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
172 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Plus Belles Chansons D’Amour 2014
173 147 85 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
174 190 164 Coeur De Pirate – Coeur De Pirate
175 NE 01 Le Prince Miiaou – Where Is The Queen ?
176 174 62 M – Îl
177 164 05 Various Artists – Hits 2014
178 175 34 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
179 124 22 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
180 162 07 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014
181 140 68 Michael Jackson – Thriller
182 153 15 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
183 211 17 Ayo – Ticket To The World
184 145 04 Soundtrack – Yves Saint Laurent
185 170 237 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
186 205 56 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
187 208 08 Daniel Balavoine – Balavoine
188 182 46 Woodkid – The Golden Age
189 NE 01 Bertrand Chamayou – Schubert Project
190 NE 01 Rivière Noire – Rivière Noire
191 157 22 Patrick Bruel – Des Souvenirs… Ensemble (Live)
192 193 15 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
193 177 11 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways
194 183 38 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
195 154 04 Gérard Lenorman – La Ballade Des Gens Heureux
196 176 122 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
197 184 14 Patrick Sébastien – L’Indispensable Pour Faire La Fête – Best Of
198 206 104 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
199 133 68 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
200 186 78 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
201 173 54 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
202 220 10 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments Live
203 185 67 Amy Winehouse – Lioness : Hidden Treasures
204 207 13 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
205 248 08 Scorpions – MTV Unplugged
206 155 10 Pierre Perret – L’Age de Pierre
207 232 24 Valerie June – Pushin’ Against A Stone
208 221 170 Muse – Absolution
209 171 55 Jenifer – L’Amour & Moi
210 168 11 Laura Pausini – 20 – The Greatest Hits
211 198 44 Neil Young – Harvest
212 181 99 Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
213 RE 03 Jacques Brel – Quinze Ans D’Amour
214 RE 44 Daft Punk – Human After All
215 214 148 Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
216 201 47 Tryo – Ladilafé
217 RE 96 Metronomy – The English Riviera
218 199 92 Imany – The Shape Of A Broken Heart
219 95 02 Warpaint – Warpaint
220 191 52 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
221 188 85 Céline Dion – D’Eux
222 200 65 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP
223 194 10 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
224 212 101 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
225 195 03 Sade – The Best Of Sade
226 189 71 P!nk – Greatest Hits…So Far!!!
227 RE 17 Juliette – Nour
228 235 162 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
229 180 07 Various Artists – Funlist 2014
230 179 11 Nirvana – In Utero – 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe
231 240 35 IAM – Arts Martiens
232 217 29 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
233 197 11 Vincent Delerm – Les Amants Parallèles
234 RE 76 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
235 158 17 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
236 234 39 Zazie – Cyclo
237 204 12 The Rolling Stones – Sweet Summer Sun / Hyde Park Live
238 223 11 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
239 109 02 Owlle – France
240 NE 01 Robin Mckelle & The Flytones – Heart Of Memphis
241 RE 09 Scorpions – Acoustica
242 RE 55 Muse – Showbiz
243 236 69 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
244 RE 119 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
245 196 15 AC/DC – Back In Black
246 RE 14 Paul McCartney – New
247 161 03 Various Artists – H1ts Hiver 2014
248 RE 54 Melody Gardot – The Absence
249 219 28 Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms
250 216 56 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe

Week Ending 26th January 2014 / Albums Chart

Stromae spends another week at the top of the French albums chart with Racine Carrée (27,971 sales / -16%), but it’s not an ordinary one as the LP has just equalled the 21-week reign of Adele‘s 21 ! 21 spent its first week at Number One in June 2011, and its last in March 2012, whereas Racine Carrée is in its 23rd week on the chart only ! In its second week, the album was beaten by Génération Goldman Volume 2, and it was number four behind Florent Pagny‘s Vieillir Avec Toi, Eminem‘s The Marshall Mathers LP 2, and Céline Dion‘s Loved Me Back To Life during the week ending 10th November 2013. Racine Carrée has sold 1,301,448 copies so far.

Maître GimsSubliminal is back up one place to spend a sixth week at two in its 25th week inside the top 10 (12,000 sales / -6%). Florent Pagny also climbs one at number three with Vieillir Avec Toi in his 12th week inside the ten best-sellers (10,500 sales / +56%), it’s his first LP to spend that many weeks in the top 10 since the album Abracadabra which was there for 15 weeks from April to August 2006.

The live LP Violetta En Vivo climbs five places at four in its second week on the chart (6,000 sales / +18%). Bruce Springsteen is down three at number five with High Hopes in his second week inside the top 10 (6,000 sales / -72%). The compilation NRJ Winter Hits 2014 slips one place at six in its second week inside the ten best-sellers.

In its eighth week on the chart, the Frozen soundtrack (La Reine Des Neiges) moves up a massive 13 places at seven (5,600 sales / +75%). There is no change at number eight for Stromae‘s Cheese in its fifth week in the top 10, so the album has spent more weeks there in 2014 (three) than in 2010 when it was released (two) !

Vincent Niclo moves back up eight places at nine with Luis to spend a sixth week inside the ten best-sellers (5,000 sales). The compilation NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition falls four at number ten in its eighth week in the top 10 (4,800 sales / -25%).

Two albums drop out of the top 10 this week. A L’Infini is down four places at eleven for Tal in its 21st week inside the top 250, the LP was number three in September 2013. The compilation NRJ Hits 2014 also falls four at number 14 in its fifth week on the chart.

Bernard Lavilliers jumps from 35 to number 16 with Baron Samedi in his ninth week inside the 250 best-sellers (3,400 sales), the album debuted and peaked at five in December. In his eighth week on the chart, Pascal Obispo is back up five places at 17 with Le Grand Amour, it reached number three in December.

Grammy Awards’ big winners Daft Punk climb eight at number 21 with Random Access Memories in their 36th week in the top 250. It’s a good week for former Number Ones, as Emmanuel Moire moves up nine places at 23 with Le Chemin in his 39th week on the chart (2,400 sales), and Luc Arbogast‘s Odysseus jumps from 59 to number 24 in its 25th week inside the top 250 (2,300 sales).

Mogwai get their first top 40 album, as Rave Tapes is new at 37. They reached the top 50 with Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will, peaking at number 46 in February 2011. We’re New Here enters at 38 for Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx, it’s their first top 40 LP. Alpha Wann debuts at number 48 with Alph Lauren, he is a member of the French rap group 1995. They got two top 10 albums, La Suite (number eight in March 2012), and Paris Sud Minute (number four in January 2013). Native re-enters at 52 for OneRepublic, it’s their highest charting LP, Waking Up reached number 58 in May 2010.

Have a very good week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 23 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 03 36 Maître Gims – Subliminal
03 04 12 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
04 09 02 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
05 02 02 Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
06 05 02 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2014
07 20 08 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
08 08 99 Stromae – Cheese
09 17 18 Vincent Niclo – Luis
10 06 08 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
11 07 21 Tal – A L’Infini
12 14 38 Zaz – Recto Verso
13 13 02 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2014
14 10 05 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014
15 18 17 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
16 35 09 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
17 22 08 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
18 16 59 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
19 12 14 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
20 15 08 Various Artists – We Love Disney
21 29 36 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
22 19 22 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
23 32 39 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
24 59 25 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
25 21 07 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
26 23 36 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
27 24 13 Julien Doré – Løve
28 43 31 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
29 27 44 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
30 25 33 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
31 33 97 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
32 39 19 Avicii – True
33 30 03 La Rue Kétanou – Allons Voir
34 28 19 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
35 41 190 Zaz – Zaz
36 36 08 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
37 NE 01 Mogwai – Rave Tapes
38 NE 01 Gil Scott-Heron / Jamie xx – We’re New Here
39 37 10 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
40 38 14 James Blunt – Moon Landing
41 31 12 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
42 34 09 One Direction – Midnight Memories
43 48 64 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
44 47 104 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
45 51 14 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
46 45 91 Birdy – Birdy
47 54 71 P!nk – The Truth About Love
48 NE 01 Alpha Wann – Alph Lauren
49 46 69 Muse – The 2nd Law
50 26 03 Yoann Freget – Quelques Heures Avec Moi
51 49 20 London Grammar – If You Wait
52 RE 02 OneRepublic – Native
53 42 10 Détroit – Horizons
54 50 17 Lorde – Pure Heroine
55 44 12 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
56 11 02 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
57 40 07 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
58 52 16 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
59 55 14 Katy Perry – Prism
60 58 55 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
61 53 17 Agnes Obel – Aventine
62 61 26 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
63 NE 01 Shtar Academy – Shtar Academy
64 64 157 Adele – 21
65 62 96 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
66 71 36 Fauve – Blizzard EP
67 63 03 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2014
68 66 120 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
69 57 10 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
70 68 03 Daniel Barenboim & Wiener Philharmoniker – New Year’s Concert 2014 / Neujahrskonzert 2014
71 75 12 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
72 60 18 Birdy – Fire Within
73 74 13 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
74 70 10 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
75 69 54 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
76 95 238 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
77 73 144 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
78 72 06 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2014
79 212 04 London Symphony Orchestra – London Symphony Orchestra Highlights
80 79 50 Indochine – Black City Parade
81 93 61 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
82 65 10 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
83 111 41 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
84 87 137 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
85 81 03 Various Artists – Le Meilleur Du Jazz Relaxant
86 67 07 Jean-Jacques Debout – Les Chansons Des Guingettes
87 92 52 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
88 76 61 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
89 80 05 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2014
90 82 127 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
91 84 62 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
92 105 52 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
93 56 07 Serge Lama – La Balade Du Poète/50 Ans D’Encre & De Projecteurs
94 134 41 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
95 NE 01 Warpaint – Warpaint
96 89 44 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
97 98 12 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
98 83 07 Various Artists – Skyrock 2014 Volume 1
99 90 11 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
100 77 36 Texas – The Conversation
101 97 66 Lou Doillon – Places
102 108 33 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
103 124 139 MIKA – Life In Cartoon Motion
104 126 82 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
105 85 54 Booba – Futur 2.0
106 NE 01 Willis Earl Beal – Nobody Knows
107 115 43 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
108 94 123 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
109 NE 01 Owlle – France
110 110 44 David Bowie – The Next Day
111 86 12 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
112 101 14 Kaaris – Or Noir
113 107 70 C2C – Tetra
114 114 152 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
115 141 12 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
116 120 13 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
117 106 63 One Direction – Take Me Home
118 112 96 Nirvana – Nevermind
119 116 02 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want
120 121 11 De Palmas – De Palmas
121 125 11 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
122 96 174 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
123 130 10 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
124 235 21 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
125 127 31 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll
126 156 64 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
127 117 191 Muse – The Resistance
128 144 120 Rihanna – Loud
129 158 14 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
130 NE 01 Ennio Morricone – L’Essentiel
131 102 05 Various Artists – 100 Le Son Dancefloor
132 147 81 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
133 152 67 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
134 140 19 Placebo – Loud Like Love
135 109 09 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
136 151 81 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
137 91 04 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli 2014
138 119 86 The Black Keys – El Camino
139 139 12 James Arthur – James Arthur
140 132 67 Michael Jackson – Thriller
141 100 103 One Direction – Up All Night
142 142 14 Yodelice – Square Eyes
143 128 41 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
144 138 65 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
145 78 03 Soundtrack – Yves Saint Laurent
146 88 02 Various Artists – Un Hiver D’Enfer 2014
147 162 84 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
148 131 77 Shy’m – Caméléon
149 113 50 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
150 136 10 IAM – IAM
151 145 18 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
152 159 52 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
153 133 14 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
154 99 03 Gérard Lenorman – La Ballade Des Gens Heureux
155 180 09 Pierre Perret – L’Age de Pierre
156 129 71 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
157 185 21 Patrick Bruel – Des Souvenirs… Ensemble (Live)
158 103 16 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
159 146 16 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
160 137 20 Arctic Monkeys – AM
161 104 02 Various Artists – H1ts Hiver 2014
162 123 06 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014
163 NE 01 Cat Power – Moon Pix
164 204 04 Various Artists – Hits 2014
165 150 19 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
166 135 16 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
167 143 61 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
168 244 10 Laura Pausini – 20 – The Greatest Hits
169 183 40 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
170 178 236 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
171 166 54 Jenifer – L’Amour & Moi
172 RE 11 Various Artists – Rendez-Vous En Terre Inconnue
173 187 53 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
174 165 61 M – Îl
175 153 33 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
176 189 121 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
177 161 10 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways
178 219 27 Olympe – Olympe
179 234 10 Nirvana – In Utero – 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe
180 155 06 Various Artists – Funlist 2014
181 174 98 Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
182 230 45 Woodkid – The Golden Age
183 149 37 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
184 218 13 Patrick Sébastien – L’Indispensable Pour Faire La Fête – Best Of
185 RE 66 Amy Winehouse – Lioness : Hidden Treasures
186 188 77 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
187 182 16 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
188 163 84 Céline Dion – D’Eux
189 197 70 P!nk – Greatest Hits…So Far!!!
190 RE 163 Coeur De Pirate – Coeur De Pirate
191 199 51 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
192 118 02 Various Artists – Latina Fever 2014
193 193 14 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
194 186 09 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
195 203 02 Sade – The Best Of Sade
196 160 14 AC/DC – Back In Black
197 195 10 Vincent Delerm – Les Amants Parallèles
198 184 43 Neil Young – Harvest
199 207 91 Imany – The Shape Of A Broken Heart
200 RE 64 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP
201 175 46 Tryo – Ladilafé
202 RE 02 Pierre Bachelet – Les Corons
203 RE 02 Fredericks/Goldman/Jones – Fredericks/Goldman/Jones
204 201 11 The Rolling Stones – Sweet Summer Sun / Hyde Park Live
205 190 55 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
206 157 103 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
207 179 12 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
208 225 07 Daniel Balavoine – Balavoine
209 181 48 ABBA – 18 Hits
210 198 10 Jason Derulo – Tattoos
211 171 16 Ayo – Ticket To The World
212 173 100 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
213 164 03 Kid Ink – My Own Lane
214 176 147 Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
215 217 157 Christophe Maé – Comme A La Maison
216 214 55 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe
217 148 28 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
218 239 112 Daft Punk – Discovery
219 200 27 Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms
220 205 09 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments Live
221 168 169 Muse – Absolution
222 RE 45 Florent Pagny – Baryton, Gracias A La Vida
223 172 10 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
224 240 142 Christophe Maé – Mon Paradis
225 167 20 Johnny Hallyday – Live At Montreux 1988
226 237 179 Melody Gardot – My One And Only Thrill
227 191 10 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu, Vol. 2
228 RE 27 ABBA – Gold – Greatest Hits
229 213 41 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
230 215 05 Various Artists – 100 Tubes 2014
231 211 13 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2014
232 RE 23 Valerie June – Pushin’ Against A Stone
233 NE 01 Giedré – Mon Premier Album Avec D’Autres Instruments Que Juste La Guitare
234 220 38 Zazie – Cyclo
235 177 161 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
236 RE 68 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
237 RE 121 Katy Perry – Teenage Dream : The Complete Confection
238 170 10 Luz Casal – Alma
239 209 10 Ellie Goulding – Halcyon Days
240 227 34 IAM – Arts Martiens
241 206 113 Christophe Maé – On Trace La Route
242 154 06 Sexion D’Assaut – La Collection 2013
243 242 149 Shy’m – Prendre L’Air
244 RE 80 Thomas Dutronc – Silence On Tourne, On Tourne En Rond
245 238 122 Shakira – Sale El Sol
246 RE 24 Otis Redding – Best Of – The Dock Of The Bay
247 221 52 Emmanuel Moire – L’Equilibre
248 228 07 Scorpions – MTV Unplugged
249 RE 03 Nirvana – MTV Unplugged In New York
250 202 09 Various Artists – Playlist Hits 2014

Week Ending 19th January 2014 / Albums Chart

The great story goes on… It’s a 20th non-consecutive week at the top of the French albums chart for Stromae who stays at Number One with Racine Carrée in his 22nd week inside the top 10 (33,129 sales / -12%), the album has sold 1,273,477 copies so far.

High Hopes is this week’s highest new entry at number two for Bruce Springsteen with 21,102 copies sold. Incredible : The Boss has never reached the top of the French albums chart ! Born In The U.S.A. (in July 1985) and Working On A Dream (in January 2009) also peaked at number two. His last LP Wrecking Ball was number three in March 2012, opening with 22,510 sales.

In his 24th week inside the ten best-sellers, Maître Gims slips one place at three with Subliminal (12,700 sales / -6%). Vieillir Avec Toi is up two at number four for Florent Pagny in its 11th week in the top 10 (6,741 sales / -6%). The compilation NRJ Winter Hits 2014 debuts at five with 6,600 copies sold. Another one, NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition falls three places at number six in its seventh week inside the top 10 (6,400 sales / -31%).

Tal‘s A L’Infini moves down three places at seven in its 12th week inside the ten best-sellers (6,000 sales / -20%). Stromae stays at number eight with his debut LP Cheese in his fourth week in the top 10 (5,200 sales / -9%).

The live album Violetta En Vivo is new at nine (5,100 sales), L’Album De La Saison 1 reached number 15 in July 2013 (it moves back up 78 places at 43 this week), and Hoy Somos Más peaked at 14 in October 2013 (it climbs eleven places at 18). “Violetta” is an Argentinian TV series. The compilation NRJ Hits 2014 is down three places at ten in its third week inside the top 10.

Three albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After twelve consecutive weeks inside the ten best-sellers, the album Forever Gentlemen moves down seven at number twelve (4,542 sales / -39%). The album We Love Disney also falls seven places at 15 in its seventh week on the chart (3,900 sales / -32%), it peaked at two in December. Luis is down seven at number 17 for Vincent Niclo in its 17th week inside the top 250, the LP reached number three in October.

The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2 enters at eleven for The Shin Sekaï (4,600 sales), the Volume 1 was number 35 in February 2013. The compilation Fun Dance 2014 opens at number 13. The La Reine Des Neiges soundtrack (Frozen) climbs seven places at 20 in its seventh week on the chart (3,200 sales / +14%).

In its 18th week in the top 250, Les Roses De Mon Silence is up 37 places at 28 for Grégoire, the album debuted and peaked at number two in September. As you can find the LP at mid-price, Sans Attendre climbs a massive 53 places at number 48 for Céline Dion in its 63rd week on the chart.

Have a very good week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 22 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 NE 01 Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
03 02 35 Maître Gims – Subliminal
04 06 11 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
05 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2014
06 03 07 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
07 04 20 Tal – A L’Infini
08 08 98 Stromae – Cheese
09 NE 01 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
10 07 04 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014
11 NE 01 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
12 05 13 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
13 NE 01 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2014
14 11 37 Zaz – Recto Verso
15 09 07 Various Artists – We Love Disney
16 12 58 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
17 10 17 Vincent Niclo – Luis
18 29 16 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
19 17 21 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
20 27 07 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
21 13 06 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
22 14 07 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
23 19 35 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
24 23 12 Julien Doré – Løve
25 18 32 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
26 21 02 Yoann Freget – Quelques Heures Avec Moi
27 15 43 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
28 65 18 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
29 22 35 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
30 16 02 La Rue Kétanou – Allons Voir
31 20 11 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
32 28 38 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
33 24 96 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
34 25 08 One Direction – Midnight Memories
35 31 08 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
36 26 07 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
37 38 09 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
38 41 13 James Blunt – Moon Landing
39 42 18 Avicii – True
40 30 06 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
41 33 189 Zaz – Zaz
42 36 09 Détroit – Horizons
43 121 30 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
44 32 11 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
45 39 90 Birdy – Birdy
46 35 68 Muse – The 2nd Law
47 37 103 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
48 101 63 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
49 40 19 London Grammar – If You Wait
50 34 16 Lorde – Pure Heroine
51 58 13 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
52 59 15 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
53 43 16 Agnes Obel – Aventine
54 107 70 P!nk – The Truth About Love
55 45 13 Katy Perry – Prism
56 103 06 Serge Lama – La Balade Du Poète/50 Ans D’Encre & De Projecteurs
57 53 09 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
58 46 54 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
59 112 24 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
60 49 17 Birdy – Fire Within
61 55 25 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
62 51 95 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
63 44 02 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2014
64 83 156 Adele – 21
65 50 09 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
66 60 119 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
67 52 06 Jean-Jacques Debout – Les Chansons Des Guingettes
68 131 02 Daniel Barenboim & Wiener Philharmoniker – New Year’s Concert 2014 / Neujahrskonzert 2014
69 71 53 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
70 54 09 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
71 66 35 Fauve – Blizzard EP
72 47 05 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2014
73 61 143 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
74 70 12 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
75 67 11 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
76 63 60 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
77 102 35 Texas – The Conversation
78 179 02 Soundtrack – Yves Saint Laurent
79 190 49 Indochine – Black City Parade
80 57 04 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2014
81 213 02 Various Artists – Le Meilleur Du Jazz Relaxant
82 79 126 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
83 56 06 Various Artists – Skyrock 2014 Volume 1
84 74 61 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
85 68 53 Booba – Futur 2.0
86 72 11 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
87 75 136 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
88 NE 01 Various Artists – Un Hiver D’Enfer 2014
89 93 43 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
90 76 10 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
91 62 03 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli 2014
92 RE 51 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
93 64 60 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
94 86 122 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
95 82 237 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
96 140 173 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
97 73 65 Lou Doillon – Places
98 69 11 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
99 230 02 Gérard Lenorman – La Ballade Des Gens Heureux
100 87 102 One Direction – Up All Night
101 81 13 Kaaris – Or Noir
102 80 04 Various Artists – 100 Le Son Dancefloor
103 187 15 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
104 NE 01 Various Artists – H1ts Hiver 2014
105 77 51 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
106 85 62 One Direction – Take Me Home
107 95 69 C2C – Tetra
108 114 32 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
109 78 08 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
110 RE 43 David Bowie – The Next Day
111 RE 40 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
112 88 95 Nirvana – Nevermind
113 120 49 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
114 98 151 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
115 129 42 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
116 NE 01 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want
117 100 190 Muse – The Resistance
118 NE 01 Various Artists – Latina Fever 2014
119 116 85 The Black Keys – El Camino
120 89 12 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
121 97 10 De Palmas – De Palmas
122 NE 01 James Vincent McMorrow – Post Tropical
123 96 05 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014
124 RE 138 MIKA – Life In Cartoon Motion
125 105 10 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
126 92 81 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
127 110 30 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll
128 108 40 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
129 84 70 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
130 111 09 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
131 94 76 Shy’m – Caméléon
132 113 66 Michael Jackson – Thriller
133 109 13 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
134 104 40 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
135 91 15 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
136 106 09 IAM – IAM
137 118 19 Arctic Monkeys – AM
138 90 64 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
139 122 11 James Arthur – James Arthur
140 141 18 Placebo – Loud Like Love
141 172 11 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
142 182 13 Yodelice – Square Eyes
143 148 60 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
144 117 119 Rihanna – Loud
145 119 17 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
146 144 15 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
147 233 80 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
148 138 27 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
149 142 36 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
150 132 18 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
151 178 80 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
152 143 66 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
153 127 32 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
154 169 05 Sexion D’Assaut – La Collection 2013
155 115 05 Various Artists – Funlist 2014
156 123 63 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
157 125 102 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
158 134 13 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
159 158 51 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
160 166 13 AC/DC – Back In Black
161 146 09 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways
162 136 83 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
163 130 83 Céline Dion – D’Eux
164 48 02 Kid Ink – My Own Lane
165 139 60 M – Îl
166 198 53 Jenifer – L’Amour & Moi
167 215 19 Johnny Hallyday – Live At Montreux 1988
168 192 168 Muse – Absolution
169 128 31 Kery James – Dernier MC
170 135 09 Luz Casal – Alma
171 177 15 Ayo – Ticket To The World
172 133 09 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
173 199 99 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
174 156 97 Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
175 150 45 Tryo – Ladilafé
176 181 146 Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
177 184 160 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
178 195 235 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
179 163 11 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
180 154 08 Pierre Perret – L’Age de Pierre
181 151 47 ABBA – 18 Hits
182 227 15 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
183 147 39 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
184 186 42 Neil Young – Harvest
185 152 20 Patrick Bruel – Des Souvenirs… Ensemble (Live)
186 149 08 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
187 164 52 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
188 159 76 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
189 214 120 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
190 145 54 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
191 165 09 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu, Vol. 2
192 170 16 Juliette – Nour
193 237 13 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
194 NE 01 Dominique Dalcan – Hirundo
195 167 09 Vincent Delerm – Les Amants Parallèles
196 216 95 Metronomy – The English Riviera
197 188 69 P!nk – Greatest Hits…So Far!!!
198 RE 09 Jason Derulo – Tattoos
199 160 50 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
200 229 26 Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms
201 204 10 The Rolling Stones – Sweet Summer Sun / Hyde Park Live
202 175 08 Various Artists – Playlist Hits 2014
203 NE 01 Sade – The Best Of Sade
204 180 03 Various Artists – Hits 2014
205 201 08 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments Live
206 189 112 Christophe Maé – On Trace La Route
207 203 90 Imany – The Shape Of A Broken Heart
208 137 07 Britney Spears – Britney Jean
209 171 09 Ellie Goulding – Halcyon Days
210 155 06 Various Artists – Urban Peace 3
211 176 12 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2014
212 183 03 London Symphony Orchestra – London Symphony Orchestra Highlights
213 RE 40 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
214 168 54 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe
215 223 04 Various Artists – 100 Tubes 2014
216 209 12 Hayce Lemsi – Electron Libre
217 153 156 Christophe Maé – Comme A La Maison
218 219 12 Patrick Sébastien – L’Indispensable Pour Faire La Fête – Best Of
219 197 26 Olympe – Olympe
220 208 37 Zazie – Cyclo
221 236 51 Emmanuel Moire – L’Equilibre
222 210 09 M – Îl(s)
223 226 116 P!nk – Funhouse
224 193 44 Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire
225 RE 06 Daniel Balavoine – Balavoine
226 211 33 will.i.am – #willpower
227 173 33 IAM – Arts Martiens
228 RE 06 Scorpions – MTV Unplugged
229 221 54 Muse – Showbiz
230 234 44 Woodkid – The Golden Age
231 241 66 Muse – Origin Of Symmetry
232 196 48 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée A Bercy
233 174 09 AC/DC – Highway To Hell
234 RE 09 Nirvana – In Utero – 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe
235 205 20 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
236 162 02 Various Artists – Master Hits
237 RE 178 Melody Gardot – My One And Only Thrill
238 239 121 Shakira – Sale El Sol
239 217 111 Daft Punk – Discovery
240 191 141 Christophe Maé – Mon Paradis
241 224 13 Melanie De Biasio – No Deal
242 207 148 Shy’m – Prendre L’Air
243 RE 06 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Jazz Mais Ça J’Aime Bien
244 225 09 Laura Pausini – 20 – The Greatest Hits
245 RE 04 Bruce Springsteen – Born In The U.S.A.
246 240 118 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
247 RE 53 Melody Gardot – The Absence
248 RE 117 Charlie Winston – Hobo
249 244 13 Paul McCartney – New
250 RE 145 Gossip – Music For Men

Week Ending 8th December 2013 / Albums Chart

Christmas is coming soon, and we can notice that in the great sales figures on this week’s albums chart. The biggest-selling album of 2013 stays at the top for a 14th non-consecutive week, Stromae‘s Racine Carrée sold another 79,996 copies last week (+77%). In its 16 weeks on the chart, the album has sold 722,278 copies.

We Love Disney is new at number two with 50,480 copies sold. In this LP, you can find 17 famous Disney songs sung in French by artists such as Jenifer, Emmanuel Moire, Garou, Elodie Frégé, and Zaho among others.

Le Grand Amour debuts at three for Pascal Obispo (41,799 sales). It’s his 9th top three album, he got four Number Ones, with Live 98 (for one week in May 1998), Studio Fan / Live Fan (for one week in March 2004), Les Fleurs Du Bien (for two weeks in May 2006), with a best-of album called Millésimes (for one week in January 2013). The compilation NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition is new at four (36,600 sales).

It’s down one place at number five for Florent Pagny with Vieillir Avec Toi in his fifth week inside the top 10 (35,266 sales / +61%), the album has sold 147,736 copies so far. Subliminal‘s new edition (called La Face Cachée) climbs 14 places at six for Maître Gims in its 29th week on the chart (31,007 sales), the original version of the album peaked at two in June.

Live At Rome Olympic Stadium is new at number seven for Muse (30,298 sales). It’s the band’s eighth top 10 album, they reached the top with Absolution (for one week in September 2003), The Resistance (for one week in September 2009), and The 2nd Law (for three weeks in October 2012).

In her 14th week on the chart, Tal is back up eleven places at eight with A L’Infini (22,700 sales), the LP reached number three in September. The album Forever Gentlemen slips one at number nine in its seventh week inside the ten best-sellers. One Direction‘s Midnight Memories falls eight places at ten in its second week in the top 10 (20,300 sales / -53%).

Six albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After four weeks inside the top 10, Céline Dion moves down four places at eleven with Loved Me Back To Life (20,160 sales / +20%). Garou‘s Au Milieu De Ma Vie falls five at number 15 in its third week on the chart. Last week’s new entry at number five, Bernard Lavilliers is down to 18 with Baron Samedi (16,000 sales / -13%). Horizons falls ten places at 19 for Détroit in its third week inside the 250 best-sellers. Johnny Hallyday‘s Born Rocker Tour moves down 20 places at number 23 in its second week on the chart. In his 47th week in the top 250, Booba is down a massive 35 places at 41 with Futur 2.0 (5,300 sales / -70%).

In her 31st week on the chart, Zaz moves back up three at number 13 with Recto Verso. Violetta – Hoy Somos Más climbs 19 places at 20 in its tenth week inside the top 250.

Britney Jean debuts at number 22 with 12,589 sales for Britney Spears, her last album Femme Fatale entered and peaked at number four in April 2011 with 15,323 copies sold. She was Number One with Oops !… I Did It Again (for two weeks in May 2000), and In The Zone (for one week in November 2003).

Agnes Obel‘s Aventine is up ten places at 34 in its tenth week on the chart, the album entered and peaked at number two in October. In his 54th week inside the 250 best-sellers, Patrick Bruel climbs 31 places at 38 with Lequel De Nous. Random Access Memories moves up 21 at number 39 for Daft Punk in its 29th week in the top 250, the LP was at the top for three consecutive weeks in June.

Have a very nice week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 16 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 NE 01 Various Artists – We Love Disney
03 NE 01 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
04 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
05 04 05 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
06 20 29 Maître Gims – Subliminal – La Face Cachée
07 NE 01 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
08 19 14 Tal – A L’Infini
09 08 07 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
10 02 02 One Direction – Midnight Memories
11 07 05 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
12 12 15 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
13 16 31 Zaz – Recto Verso
14 13 37 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
15 10 03 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
16 14 26 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
17 15 52 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
18 05 02 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
19 09 03 Détroit – Horizons
20 39 10 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
21 25 11 Vincent Niclo – Luis
22 NE 01 Britney Spears – Britney Jean
23 03 02 Johnny Hallyday – Born Rocker Tour
24 17 05 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
25 11 03 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
26 21 05 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
27 18 02 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
28 22 32 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
29 28 05 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
30 31 05 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
31 26 04 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
32 27 07 James Blunt – Moon Landing
33 33 09 Hélène Segara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
34 44 10 Agnes Obel – Aventine
35 29 06 Julien Doré – Løve
36 34 07 Katy Perry – PRISM
37 32 06 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
38 69 54 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
39 60 29 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
40 45 11 Birdy – Fire Within
41 06 47 Booba – Futur 2.0
42 56 18 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
43 50 07 Natalie Dessay – Entre Elle Et Lui
44 30 04 Various Artists – NRJ Hit List 2013 Vol. 2
45 55 09 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
46 63 92 Stromae – Cheese
47 53 12 Avicii – True
48 37 07 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
49 46 02 Various Artists – Playlist Hits 2014
50 54 13 London Grammar – If You Wait
51 23 02 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments Live
52 51 03 M – Îl(s)
53 40 03 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu, Vol. 2
54 42 04 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
55 38 03 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways
56 24 03 Vincent Delerm – Les Amants Parallèles
57 49 06 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2014
58 67 55 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
59 41 03 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
60 43 03 IAM – IAM
61 48 04 De Palmas – De Palmas
62 35 03 Various Artists – Starfloor 2014
63 71 19 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
64 47 03 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
65 52 08 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2013 Vol. 2
66 79 30 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
67 58 07 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2014
68 57 03 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
69 NE 01 Various Artists – Disney/Pixar Greatest
70 64 09 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
71 65 04 André Rieu – Nuits Magiques
72 78 29 Texas – The Conversation
73 88 34 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
74 36 02 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
75 76 24 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
76 61 03 Luz Casal – Alma
77 72 37 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
78 62 04 Various Artists – H1ts 2014
79 59 06 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
80 NE 01 Les Choeurs Du Vatican – Les Choeurs Du Vatican
81 75 12 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
82 77 10 Lorde – Pure Heroine
83 66 06 Various Artists – NRJ Dance 2013
84 73 57 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
85 NE 01 Scorpions – MTV Unplugged
86 83 07 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
87 82 04 Philippe Jaroussky – Pergolesi Stabat Mater Laudate
88 68 04 The Rolling Stones – Sweet Summer Sun / Hyde Park Live
89 98 90 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
90 87 12 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
91 91 12 Placebo – Loud Like Love
92 86 116 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
93 NE 01 Various Artists – 40 Dance 2013
94 81 05 James Arthur – James Arthur
95 96 29 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
96 147 64 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
97 93 05 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
98 74 07 Kaaris – Or Noir
99 100 26 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
100 99 97 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
101 89 05 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
102 116 64 P!nk – The Truth About Love
103 97 07 Yodelice – Square Eyes
104 113 14 Various Artists – Noël 2010
105 128 80 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille – 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille
106 70 03 Laura Pausini – 20 – The Greatest Hits
107 NE 01 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Live From KCRW
108 144 02 Pierre Perret – L’Age de Pierre
109 101 02 Various Artists – La Fête De La Chanson Française
110 107 09 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
111 145 34 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
112 104 11 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
113 90 04 The Beatles – On Air – Live At The BBC Volume 2
114 92 12 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2013 Vol. 2
115 110 113 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
116 94 03 Keziah Jones – Captain Rugged
117 111 29 Fauve – Blizzard EP
118 109 43 Indochine – Black City Parade
119 85 02 Guillaume Depardieu – Post Mortem
120 133 04 Noël – Merry Christmas
121 106 11 Sting – The Last Ship
122 123 02 Michel Jonasz – Best Of Michel Jonasz
123 177 54 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
124 NE 01 Various Artists – Plus Belles Voix Chérie FM 2014
125 RE 18 Various Artists – La Magie De Disney (The Magic Of Disney)
126 102 03 Various Artists – Autour De Minuit N°3
127 134 08 Paul McCartney – New
128 103 03 Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – The Soul Of Russia – The Ultimate Collection
129 95 03 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
130 115 13 Arctic Monkeys – AM
131 NE 01 Various Artists – Best Of Tubes 2013
132 120 45 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
133 114 36 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
134 125 13 Philippe Jaroussky – Farinelli Porpora Arias
135 118 09 Ayo – Ticket To The World
136 105 03 Various Artists – Hits And Dance 2014
137 154 20 Selena Gomez – Stars Dance
138 84 08 Sylvie Vartan – Sylvie In Nashville
139 137 150 Adele – 21
140 112 07 Melanie De Biasio – No Deal
141 121 96 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
142 NE 01 Various Artists – La Reine Des Neiges
143 124 04 Various Artists – Pop Rock Station By Zegut Vol. 2
144 194 05 Avishai Cohen – Almah
145 126 63 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
146 140 84 Birdy – Birdy
147 122 38 Woodkid – The Golden Age
148 167 12 Katie Melua – Ketevan
149 162 02 Frère Alessandro – Chanter La Joie
150 108 04 Little Mix – Salute
151 127 06 Linkin Park – Recharged
152 117 06 Hayce Lemsi – Electron Libre
153 141 10 Jacques Brel – 50 Plus Belles Chansons
154 131 13 Sexion D’Assaut – Live / L’Apogée
155 152 05 Les Joyeux Enfants De Noël – Les 30 Plus Belles Chansons De Noël
156 143 12 Stacey Kent – The Changing Lights
157 164 03 La Chorale Des Montagnes – Chants De Noël
158 166 47 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
159 189 03 Various Artists – Christmas Crooners Pop-Up
160 132 29 Lara Fabian – Le Secret
161 156 55 Rihanna – Unapologetic
162 158 41 Zaz – Sans Tsu Tsou
163 197 05 Louis Chedid – Deux Fois L’Infini
164 138 05 Various Artists – Dance Kids 2014
165 135 21 Jean-Jacques Debout – Sous Le Soleil Des Guinguettes
166 149 10 Hélène Grimaud – Brahms : Piano Concertos
167 190 137 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
168 153 23 Various Artists – Tropical Family
169 NE 01 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Toujours Pas Le Jazz Mais Ça J’Aime Bien
170 218 09 Various Artists – Les Musiques Du Père Noël
171 163 11 Juliette – Nour
172 151 10 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
173 206 33 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
174 130 26 Eric Clapton – Unplugged
175 161 114 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
176 179 03 Various Artists – Kuduro Reggaeton Hits 2014
177 NE 01 Various Artists – Disco
178 165 50 Zaho – Contagieuse
179 186 06 Various Artists – Petit Papa Noël Par Tino Rossi
180 168 03 Céline Dion – La Collection
181 180 14 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
182 182 09 Dub Inc – Paradise
183 212 02 Buddha Bar – Buddha Bar – The Best Of
184 148 08 Moriarty – Fugitives
185 171 07 Motörhead – Aftershock
186 139 36 Carla Bruni – Little French Songs
187 129 03 Jake Bugg – Shangri La
188 184 62 Muse – The 2nd Law
189 150 13 Frank Sinatra – Nothing But The Best
190 193 05 Françoise Hardy – Message Personnel
191 NE 01 Various Artists – Princesses : Les Plus Belles Chansons
192 160 11 Thomas Fersen – & The Ginger Accident
193 235 45 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes
194 188 08 John Newman – Tribute
195 155 16 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2013 Vol. 2
196 174 10 HollySiz – My Name Is
197 181 96 One Direction – Up All Night
198 157 06 Various Artists – FG Tendances Electro 2014
199 196 31 Brice Conrad – La Nuit Bleue
200 202 39 David Bowie – The Next Day
201 187 56 One Direction – Take Me Home
202 175 11 Drake – Nothing Was The Same
203 195 51 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
204 RE 54 M – Îl
205 178 05 Avril Lavigne – Avril Lavigne
206 172 06 Alexandre Tharaud – Autograph
207 RE 36 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
208 191 02 Various Artists – Latina Hits 2014 (By Radio Latina)
209 198 12 Pink Martini – Get Happy
210 203 15 Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
211 159 03 Cali – La Vie Cowboy
212 183 21 Céline Dion – On Ne Change Pas
213 201 27 Johnny Hallyday – On Stage
214 192 06 Juliette Gréco – Gréco Chante Brel
215 226 03 Sexion D’Assaut – La Collection 2013
216 233 20 Olympe – Olympe
217 RE 90 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
218 169 02 Various Artists – RFM – Le Meilleur Du Disco Et De La Funk
219 RE 38 Rover – Rover
220 215 10 Christophe Maé – Intégrale
221 247 10 Jean-Jacques Goldman – 81-89 La Collection
222 244 05 Tino Rossi – La Belle Nuit De Noël
223 209 04 Various Artists – Coffret Nova “Haute Musique”
224 241 44 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
225 242 03 Various Artists – Gold Metal Box Années 80
226 227 22 Les Ogres De Barback – Pitt Ocha Et La Tisane De Couleurs
227 211 27 Jenifer – Ma Déclaration
228 217 08 Various Artists – RFM Party 80 2013
229 199 09 Various Artists – Les Ch’tis A Hollywood Dance Party
230 224 36 Jacques Higelin – Beau Repaire
231 146 04 Mayra Andrade – Lovely Difficult
232 RE 63 C2C – Tetra
233 207 08 Dry – Maintenant Ou Jamais
234 229 24 Anne Etchegoyen & Le Chœur Aizkoa – Les Voix Basques
235 249 07 Various Artists – Je N’Aimerai Jamais Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
236 185 05 Various Artists – Inside Llewyn Davis
237 216 10 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux / Les Chroniques Du 75
238 221 183 Zaz – Zaz
239 219 79 Les Stentors – Voyage En France
240 231 06 André Rieu – Joyeux Noël
241 RE 21 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
242 RE 02 Various Artists – Coffret De Noël 2013
243 234 33 Passenger – All The Little Lights
244 214 11 Ahmad Jamal – Saturday Morning
245 223 48 Pink Floyd – The Wall
246 243 03 Various Artists – Coffret Métal Noël
247 NE 01 Camille Bazbaz – Love Muzik
248 RE 48 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
249 230 08 Nicolas Peyrac – Et Nous Voilà !
250 204 08 Morcheeba – Head Up High

Week Ending 13th October 2013 / Albums Chart

There is no surprise as Stromae spends a seventh non-consecutive week at Number One with Racine Carrée in his eighth week in the top 10 (43,101 sales / -10%). This week’s highest new entry is at two with Hélène Segara Avec Joe Dassin with Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas (10,608 sales). In this album Hélène Segara sings Joe Dassin‘s songs with the help of the late singer’s voice. He was very popular in the 1960s and 1970s with songs like “Les Champs-Elysées”, “L’Amérique”, or “L’Eté Indien”. He passed away on 20th August 1980, he was only 41. Hélène Segara had two Number One albums, with Humaine (for two weeks in March 2003), and Quand L’Eternité… (for one week in September 2006). Her last LP Parmi La Foule peaked at nine in April 2011.

In her second week on the chart, Agnes Obel slips one place at three with Aventine (9,600 sales / -52%). The compilation NRJ 200% Hits 2013 Vol. 2 is up two at number four in its fourth week in the top 10 (8,200 sales / -8%). There is no change at five for Vincent Niclo with Luis in his third week inside the ten best-sellers (7,000 sales / -25%).

Unorthodox Jukebox spends a 33rd week inside the top 10 as it moves back up eight places at six for Bruno Mars (6,400 sales). Birdy falls three at number seven with Fire Within in her third week in the top 10 (6,400 sales / -32%). In its seventh week inside the ten best-sellers, Génération Goldman Vol. 2 slips one place at eight (6,300 sales / -20%).

Miley Cyrus is new at number nine with Bangerz (6,200 sales). The new LP is her first top 10 album and her third top 30, after Breakout (number 30 in November 2008), and Can’t Be Tamed (number 13 in June 2010). In its third week inside the top 10, P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game) falls seven places at ten for Rohff (5,600 sales / -45%).

Three albums drop out of the top 10 this week. In her sixth week on the chart, Tal is down three at number twelve with A L’Infini (5,100 sales / -21%). The musical Robin Des Bois falls nine places at 17 in its 29th week in the top 250. After just three weeks inside the ten best-sellers, Les Roses De Mon Silence moves down nine at number 19 for Grégoire. His Toi + Moi had spent 44 weeks in the top 10, and Le Même Soleil eight.

Ticket To The World debuts at number eleven for Ayo (5,300 sales). She got three top 10 albums, Joyful peaked at six in July and August 2006, Gravity At Last was Number One for one week in October 2008, and Billie-Eve reached number eight in March 2011.

Aldebert enters at 13 with Enfantillages 2 (4,900 sales). In this new LP, he has worked with artists like Alizée, Bénabar, and Louis Chédid among others. The first volume of Enfantillages reached number 33 in November 2008, Les Paradis Disponibles is his highest-charting album, peaking at seven in October 2006.

In its second week on the chart, Violetta – Hoy Somos Más climbs 12 places at 14 (4,700 sales). Christophe Maé is up six at number 15 with Je Veux Du Bonheur in his 18th week inside the top 250 (4,600 sales), the album was at the top for three consecutive weeks in June and July.

Korn enter at number 26 with The Paradigm Shift (2,900 sales), they got two top 10 albums in the 21st century, with Untouchables (number six in June 2002), and Untitled (number eight in August 2007). Robertissimo debuts at 29 for Roberto Alagna, his Sicilien reached number two in November and December 2008 and in January 2009.

One Breath climbs a massive 186 places at 33 for Anna Calvi in its second week inside the top 250, her eponymous debut album was number 17 in January 2011. Soan gets a second top 40 album as Sens Interdits is new at number 35 (2,300 sales), Sous Les Yeux De Sophie peaked at 22 in March 2012. It’s a very bad second week for Justin Timberlake‘s The 20/20 Experience – 2 Of 2, the album falls 38 places at number 50 (1,700 sales / -69%).

Have a great week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 08 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 NE 01 Hélène Segara Avec Joe Dassin – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
03 02 02 Agnes Obel – Aventine
04 06 04 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2013 Vol. 2
05 05 03 Vincent Niclo – Luis
06 14 44 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
07 04 03 Birdy – Fire Within
08 07 07 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
09 NE 01 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
10 03 03 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
11 NE 01 Ayo – Ticket To The World
12 09 06 Tal – A L’Infini
13 NE 01 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
14 26 02 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
15 21 18 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
16 16 21 Maître Gims – Subliminal
17 08 29 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
18 20 23 Zaz – Recto Verso
19 10 04 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
20 15 04 Placebo – Loud Like Love
21 11 02 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
22 32 03 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club 2013, Vol. 2
23 17 04 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
24 22 21 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
25 28 08 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2013 Vol. 2
26 NE 01 Korn – The Paradigm Shift
27 27 84 Stromae – Cheese
28 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Ch’tis A Hollywood Dance Party
29 NE 01 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
30 25 04 Avicii – True
31 24 05 London Grammar – If You Wait
32 29 11 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
33 219 02 Anna Calvi – One Breath
34 31 24 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
35 NE 01 Soan – Sens Interdits
36 18 02 Moby – Innocents
37 23 03 Sting – The Last Ship
38 33 10 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
39 42 13 Jean-Jacques Debout – Sous Le Soleil Des Guinguettes
40 59 16 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
41 34 03 Juliette – Nour
42 38 05 Arctic Monkeys – AM
43 37 05 Philippe Jaroussky – Farinelli Porpora Arias
44 47 21 Texas – The Conversation
45 44 10 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2013
46 35 03 Drake – Nothing Was The Same
47 39 03 Thomas Fersen – & The Ginger Accident
48 30 02 HollySiz – My Name Is
49 43 12 Various Artists – NRJ Party Hits 2013
50 12 02 Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience – 2 Of 2
51 36 04 Stacey Kent – The Changing Lights
52 40 04 Katie Melua – Ketevan
53 60 02 Jacques Brel – 50 Plus Belles Chansons
54 56 03 Metallica – Metallica : Through The Never
55 48 18 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
56 64 21 Fauve – Blizzard EP
57 52 04 Pink Martini – Get Happy
58 154 02 Edith Piaf – 100 Chansons Ed. Anniversaire
59 NE 01 Le Gouffre – Marche Arrière
60 67 105 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
61 65 108 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
62 79 26 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
63 53 21 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
64 50 26 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
65 54 08 Various Artists – 40 Hits Rentrée 2013
66 66 56 P!nk – The Truth About Love
67 58 47 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
68 68 43 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
69 55 02 Hélène Grimaud – Brahms : Piano Concertos
70 71 39 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
71 63 09 Various Artists – Skyrock 2013, Vol. 2
72 19 02 Fababy – La Force Du Nombre
73 70 46 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
74 46 04 Various Artists – Rendez-Vous En Terre Inconnue
75 81 06 Various Artists – Fun Club 2013 Vol. 2
76 74 02 Winston McAnuff & Fixi – A New Day
77 13 02 S-Crew – Seine Zoo
78 NE 01 Green Money – Phantom
79 77 29 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
80 41 03 Daniel Darc – Chapelle Sixteen
81 49 03 Various Artists – Tubes Rentrée 2013
82 82 22 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
83 61 04 Nirvana – In Utero
84 97 35 Indochine – Black City Parade
85 62 06 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
86 69 07 Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
87 109 23 Brice Conrad – La Nuit Bleue
88 45 02 IAM – L’Ecole Du Micro D’Argent 2013
89 124 45 Mylène Farmer – Bleu Noir
90 72 56 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
91 NE 01 Soulfly – Savages
92 NE 01 Edith Piaf – Les N°1
93 85 106 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
94 129 66 Mylène Farmer – Point De Suture
95 90 37 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
96 86 02 Various Artists – Chérie FM Pop Love Music
97 73 15 Various Artists – Tropical Family
98 99 14 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
99 143 16 Anne Etchegoyen & Le Chœur Aizkoa – Les Voix Basques
100 92 49 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
101 120 96 Mylène Farmer – Innamoramento
102 84 76 Birdy – Birdy
103 136 05 Sexion D’Assaut – Live / L’Apogée
104 88 30 Woodkid – The Golden Age
105 100 142 Adele – 21
106 113 89 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
107 91 25 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
108 80 03 Dream Theater – Dream Theater
109 106 06 The Broken Circle Breakdown Bluegrass Band – The Broken Circle Breakdown (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
110 103 82 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
111 98 84 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
112 112 25 Passenger – All The Little Lights
113 57 02 Electro Deluxe – Home
114 117 12 Selena Gomez – Stars Dance
115 141 02 Various Artists – French Touch Story
116 95 13 Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
117 116 16 Various Artists – NRJ Summer Hits Only 2013
118 105 06 Patrice – The Rising Of The Son
119 83 04 Elton John – The Diving Board
120 118 47 Rihanna – Unapologetic
121 104 06 Various Artists – Urban Peace
122 115 54 Muse – The 2nd Law
123 130 04 Mylène Farmer – Ainsi Soit Je
124 87 03 Ahmad Jamal – Saturday Morning
125 102 46 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
126 78 23 Chico & The Gypsies – Fiesta
127 NE 01 Edith Piaf – La Légende Edith Piaf
128 108 03 Various Artists – 40 Tubes 2013
129 110 19 Jenifer – Ma Déclaration
130 93 02 Cher – Closer To The Truth
131 139 33 Kavinsky – Outrun
132 121 36 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
133 119 07 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 2.8
134 94 02 Michel Fugain – Projet Pluribus
135 114 04 Deluxe – The Deluxe Family Show
136 144 48 One Direction – Take Me Home
137 101 04 Brigitte Fontaine – J’Ai L’Honneur D’Etre
138 123 15 Various Artists – Les Chroniques Du Wati Boss
139 122 04 Soundtrack – Teen Beach Movie
140 NE 01 Eric Bibb – Jericho Road
141 125 05 MGMT – MGMT
142 126 12 Various Artists – M6 Hits Eté 2013
143 NE 01 Darkside – Psychic
144 183 129 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
145 151 12 Olympe – Olympe
146 76 16 Renaud Capuçon – Le Violon Roi
147 131 13 Various Artists – Zumba Fitness Dance Party Summer 2013
148 148 05 Various Artists – RTL2 Le Son Pop Rock Vol. 2
149 210 37 Metallica – Metallica
150 172 175 Zaz – Zaz
151 111 03 Kings Of Leon – Mechanical Bull
152 205 02 Bastian Baker – Too Old To Die Young
153 107 28 Carla Bruni – Little French Songs
154 159 29 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
155 153 04 Various Artists – Dance Hits 2013
156 162 07 Various Artists – Hits Rentrée 2013
157 135 03 Elvis Costello And The Roots – Wise Up Ghost
158 209 05 Trombone Shorty – Say That To Say This
159 145 28 Jacques Higelin – Beau Repaire
160 160 06 Various Artists – Hits De Gulli Rentrée 2013
161 149 25 IAM – Arts Martiens
162 146 02 Various Artists – Dancefloor Fever 2013 – 2014
163 157 58 C2C – Tetra
164 128 06 Babyshambles – Sequel To The Prequel
165 167 19 Johnny Hallyday – On Stage
166 133 04 Jack Johnson – From Here To Now To You
167 178 88 One Direction – Up All Night
168 166 14 JAY Z – Magna Carta… Holy Grail
169 51 02 Ol’Kainry – Dyfrey
170 150 28 Patrick Sébastien – A L’Attaque
171 190 28 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
172 RE 07 Edith Piaf – Hymne A La Môme – Best Of
173 204 33 Zaz – Sans Tsu Tsou
174 164 04 Jonas Kaufmann – The Verdi Album
175 184 55 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
176 165 71 Les Stentors – Voyage En France
177 138 32 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
178 142 03 Earth, Wind & Fire – Now, Then & Forever
179 NE 01 The Toxic Avenger – Romance & Cigarettes
180 127 05 Madonna – MDNA World Tour
181 NE 01 Dub Inc – Paradise
182 177 70 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
183 181 07 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur / Mise A Jour
184 175 25 will.i.am – #willpower
185 132 05 The Strypes – Snapshot
186 170 03 Jason Derülo – Tattoos
187 NE 01 Status Quo – Back2SQ.1 – The Frantic Four Reunion 2013 – Live At Hammersmith Apollo
188 171 02 Various Artists – Ragga Reggaeton Hits By DJ R’an
189 182 02 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux / Les Chroniques Du 75
190 NE 01 Anoushka Shankar – Traces Of You
191 152 05 Goldfrapp – Tales Of Us
192 195 22 Kery James – Dernier MC
193 173 09 Various Artists – Party Fun Summer 2013
194 RE 14 Johnny Hallyday – Live At Montreux 1988
195 179 05 Various Artists – Une Rentrée D’Enfer 2013
196 174 31 David Bowie – The Next Day
197 NE 01 Pusha T – My Name Is My Name
198 RE 76 Céline Dion – D’Eux
199 169 26 Axel Tony – Je Te Ressemble
200 RE 24 Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi
201 202 53 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
202 147 45 Michel Berger – Pour Me Comprendre
203 203 03 Various Artists – Les Plus Belles Reprises
204 180 48 M – Il
205 156 06 Girls In Hawaii – Everest
206 168 09 Various Artists – Plus De Hits Rentrée 2013
207 215 30 Zazie – Cyclo
208 96 02 Lorde – Pure Heroine
209 226 07 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat 2.0 / One More Love
210 198 48 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
211 RE 36 Mylène Farmer – Anamorphosée
212 NE 01 Piaf – Essential
213 207 68 Shy’m – Caméléon
214 189 23 Soundtrack – The Great Gatsby
215 NE 01 Lang Lang – Prokofiev : Piano Concerto No. 3 – Bartok : Piano Concerto No. 2
216 217 15 Sophie-Tith – Premières Rencontres
217 RE 145 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
218 NE 01 The Kinks – Muswell Hillbillies
219 196 28 Psy 4 De La Rime – 4ème Dimension
220 140 02 Nino Ferrer – Intégrale 2013
221 NE 01 Daniel Avery – Drone Logic
222 201 25 Frank Michael – Quelques Mots D’Amour
223 199 02 Various Artists – Bach/Les Musiques De La Joie
224 137 07 Helena Noguerra – Année Zéro
225 75 02 Alter Bridge – Fortress
226 194 25 Major Lazer – Free The Universe
227 229 58 Lou Doillon – Places
228 RE 08 Metallica – Master Of Puppets
229 223 06 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – Poor Boy / Lucky Man & The Reckoning
230 163 05 Janelle Monáe – The Electric Lady
231 155 15 Céline Dion – On Ne Change Pas
232 193 02 Various Artists – Hot Latina 2013
233 206 38 The Lumineers – The Lumineers
234 176 06 Agostino Steffani – Steffani : Stabat Mater
235 208 02 Charles Aznavour – Les 50 + Belles Chansons
236 185 10 Various Artists – Tubes Eté 2013
237 187 03 Mazzy Star – Seasons Of Your Day
238 RE 21 Valerie June – Pushin’ Against A Stone
239 186 02 Various Artists – Collector Années 80 2013
240 188 05 Emiliana Torrini – Tookah
241 RE 46 Johnny Hallyday – L’Attente
242 243 75 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
243 218 43 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
244 RE 230 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
245 197 03 Tit’ Nassels – Soyons Fous !
246 239 05 Various Artists – Spirit Of Chansons Françaises
247 RE 38 The Police – Greatest Hits
248 214 24 Hugh Laurie – Didn’t It Rain
249 RE 25 Alain Bashung – Osez Bashung
250 220 31 Dido – Girl Who Got Away